The holiday season is already passing by in a blur. It can seem like a lot of work for the illusion of fun, or if you just stop and look around, you may get more than an illusion. I used to laugh at that saying, “Me Time” and think yeah sure I’ll take some of … Continue reading Food and Fun on the Run
I am amazed at how want is sometimes accompanied by need. We needed a reason to celebrate. Good thing she was born prematurely. The timing couldn't be better.
The anxiety levels of the neighborhood dogs are peaking. Dads are checking the fireworks from last year to make sure they blow up properly. The poor canines haven’t seen the worst of it yet. My friend's dog Max is hiding in his crawl space and will not come out, but a bribe consisting of table … Continue reading Frozen Pizza & Frozen Yogurt Happy 4th!
My friend and I got together for some songwriting ideas, played with chord progressions, and messed with hook lines. Time really flew when we realized it was 10:00 am in the morning. I got to choose the restaurant and I had a hankering for Chinese food. I did the usual search for Chinese restaurants near … Continue reading Chinese Food for Brunch
I heard about this terrific little place in Pompano Beach, Florida called Dandee Donut Factory. On the way to the ocean, I decided to stop and give their donuts a try. I'm glad I did, their donuts were more like desserts than dunking cakes. I left with two dozen and shared my good fortune with … Continue reading Dining and Desserts at Dandee Donut Factory
I have been a Netflix viewer for about one year now. Some of the shows they stream are solid entertainment and others, I leave alone. Then it happens. A show that looks so interesting, I forget to check for a series listing. Shows like, “The Crown”, and “The Haunting of Hill House” are like potato … Continue reading Snacking with Netflix
I fell in love with stuffed mushrooms as a kid. My Mom would take us to Paolo’s Restaurant in Brooklyn. I savored the stuffed mushrooms and the shrimp cocktail. Years later I began playing with different recipes and adding my own ingredients. Stuffing mushrooms eventually become “chefs’ choice”. I recommend that you have fun with … Continue reading Stuffed Mushrooms – My Italian Favorite
I spoke with my Dad the other day. He recalled the afternoons we'd spent at Jahn's Ice Cream Parlor in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn. We stuffed ourselves with cheeseburgers, onion rings, and, ice cream sundaes. My Dad would have what was playfully known as "The Kitchen Sink" sundae. He could put away twelve scoops of ice … Continue reading Jahn’s Ice Cream Parlor
It's Halloween time again. The colorfully fun prelude to the holiday season that adds a little scary flare to the occasion. I have traditional Halloween movies I like to watch between dishing out candy for the kids and digging through what's left of the bags for myself. My Halloween Horror Movie List Halloween - The … Continue reading Happy Halloween 🎃
I made my own taco sauce for the first time. I imagined it would’ve been complicated and lengthy, but it took just a few minutes. I looked online and noticed that most recipes called for the same ingredients. So, I decided to add the seasonings to my own liking. I do not do a lot … Continue reading The Taco Sauce Decision